By: Sam Bisby
Towing cars are complicated beasts. If you are planning to tow a caravan or trailer, you need a car that can tow a big weight. The car also needs to be powerful, comfortable, safe braking and hill starting abilities and a fantastic performance. These are the top ten best towing cars.
4x4 and Pick Ups
Towing limit: 3,500kg
Average fuel economy: 20.1mpg
Cash price: Not available
Offering a range of towing options such as a reversing camera and stability assist system, the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers a stable and powerful car to tow a caravan.
Towing limit: 3,350kg
Average fuel economy: 19mpg
Noted as the first pick-up to achieve the Euro NCAP 5-star safety rating, the Ford Ranger has been tested in a variety of environments to give you peace of mind no matter where you sleep at night.
Towing limit: 2,000kg
Average fuel economy: 40mpg
Cash price: £14,995
The five-door family SUV is made for family life. At an affordable price, the SUV is also able to drive off-road to make it easy for you and your caravan.
Towing limit: 3,000kg
Fuel economy: 37.8mpg
With a spacious cabin and a strong engine, the Kia Sorento has 4x4 abilities to make it easy to tow your caravan in a field. The Kia Sorento is also equipped with a large amount of standard equipment.
Towing limit: 1,975kg
Average fuel economy: 67mpg
The smart and stylish Peugeot 508 is a fantastic drive, with and without towing the caravan. With a high quality and comfortable cabin, the 508 is ideal for drivers who love safe rides.
Towing limit: 1,800kg
Average fuel economy: 36.4mpg
Designed with an elegant finish, the Volvo S80 has strong engines and tons of space for you and your family. You can add the optional rear sensors and camera to help while parking your caravan.
Towing limit: 2,200kg
Average fuel economy 43.5mpg
If you are looking for a big booted car, look no further. The Ford Mondeo estate has an economical engine and a refined design.
Towing limit: 1,980kg
Average fuel economy: 42.3mpg
The original Citroen C5 estate has an excellent engine and a variety of standard kit. The C5 is also very refined.
Towing limit: 1,600kg
Average fuel economy: 57.6mpg
The Seat Leon won the Auto Express’s 2013 car of the year award. The car comes equipped with a user-friendly cabin and a strong engine.
Towing limit: 1, 500kg
Fuel economy: 42mpg
The easy to drive Mazda 3 has an economical engine, is an enjoyable drive and is well equipped. It also has a stylish edge on the road.
Please note the towing limit and fuel consumption will differ depending on the age and model of the car.
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